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Top 10 Countries Winning Most Olympic Medals in Rio, 2016

Fadiyah Sameh
Fadiyah Sameh
Posted: 2016-08-27


Olympic is the magical event of sports where every nation meets in a specific location forgetting all the conflicts between each other and binds in a peaceful environment with joy and festivity. The only fights here are the competitions to win the world's most prestigious medal of Olympic. Athletes and sportsman from around the world compete to fulfill their life long dream of winning a medal, Gold medal to be specific. This wonderful event has been hosted by Rio, Brazil in the year of 2016. Let's have a look at the top 10 countries with the most medals this year.


USA (United States of America)

Would be a surprise if they weren't at the top of the table. This year they have done it all with the record breaking number of medals. With 46 Gold, 37 Silver and 38 Bronze, they have achieved a whooping total of 121 medals to be the number one country in Olympic in 2016.


Great Britain

They have made history in 2016 grabbing the second spot beating giants like China, Russia and Germany. They collected a total of 67 medals with 27 Gold, 23 Silver and 17 Bronze medals.


With 70 medals in Rio Olympic China finished third in the top table of medals. They have won 26 Gold and 26 Bronze along with 18 Silver.



191819 Despite all the scandals happened before the start of the Olympic in Rio, Russia managed to take 56 medals. They won 19 Gold, 18 Silver and 19 Bronze.



German sportsman earned their country 42 medals to take the 5th spot in the top table. They have collected 17 Gold medals and 10 Silver, 15 Bronze medals.



Japan have won several Bronze medals in number of events, in fact their most medals are Bronze. They have collected total 41 medals with 12 Gold, 8 Silver and 21 Bronze.



Though France has collected more medals than Japan which is 42 medals, but they lost their spot to Japan for collection of Gold medals. They have won 10 Gold, 18 Silver and 14 Bronze medals in Rio Olympics.

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South Korea

They have won 9 prestigious Gold medals in Rio Olympic, 2016. They have achieved 21 medals in this Olympic with 3 Silver and 9 Bronze medals.



This European nation has bagged 28 medals where they won 8 Gold and 8 Bronze along with 12 Silver medals.



Australians have won same number of Gold as Italy which is 8 and one more medals in total than Italy which is 29 but lost to them by one Silver medal. They have collected 11 Silver and 10 Bronze.

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